Real Beach Costa Rica

Location: between Ventanas and Nombre de Jesus beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
GPS Coordinates: 10.386047, -85.838453 (10°23’09.77″N, 85°50’18.43″W)
District: Cabo Velas, canton: Santa Cruz, province: Guanacaste.
Zone postal code: 50308.

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Real Beach Costa Rica: is a light pink sand beach, with crystal clear turquoise waters and surrounded by lush vegetation. It is a small bay which protrudes several islands that give a majestic landscape. Its waves go from mild to moderate, suitable for swimming, fishing, diving and other water sports and it also offers lodging facilities to tourists. In fact, Real beach is also known as the Bahia de los Piratas, which is the name of the hotel facing this heavenly beach.

Getting to Real beach in Guanacaste:

From San José

Drive north to Puntarenas and then follow the highway to Liberia until you reach Belen. There, turn right and continue on the road until you get to Huacas. Once in Huacas, go straight ahead following the signs to Las Baulas Marine National Park for 4 km (2.5 miles) until you reach the small town of Matapalo. In Matapalo, turn right after the soccer field and then make a sharp left turn and a right turn to continue for 5 km (3 miles), when the road splits continue to the left for about 2 miles, you should see the Bahia de los Piratas Hotel blue signs all over the way to playa Real, this Hotel is facing the beach. This route requires a total of 4 hours from San José.

From Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR)

Drive south until you reach Belen. There, turn right and continue on the road until you get to Huacas. Once in Huacas, go straight ahead following the signs to Las Baulas Marine National Park for 4 km (2.5 miles) until you reach the small town of Matapalo. In Matapalo, turn right after the soccer field and then make a sharp left turn and a right turn to continue for 5 km (3 miles), when the road splits continue to the left for about 2 miles, you should see the Bahia de los Piratas Hotel blue signs all over the way to playa Real, this Hotel is facing the beach.

By bus

Take a bus from the route San Jose – Tamarindo, making the stop at Huacas which takes from 4 to 5 hours (Alfaro-Tracopa, +506 2222-2666). Or you can take a bus from the route San José – Huacas – Flamingo – Brasilito, which takes from 4 to 5 hours (Tralapa, +506 2221-7202). In both cases you can rent a car and drive or take a taxi from Huacas to Real beach, which takes about 15 minutes. We also recommend buying the ticket a day earlier to be sure your seat is saved.

By plane:

You can also take a flight from the Juan Santamaria Airport to the Tamarindo airport, either with Sansa or Nature Air airlines every day. From here you can rent a car and drive or take a taxi to Real beach, which takes about 20 minutes.

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